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Paul Busse Garden Railway


The Paul Busse Garden Railway is making a second stop in the Grand Mallway of the Conservatory, this year for three additional months!

Guests can once again travel to their favorite destinations-Fairytale Land, Wild West Town, European Travels and the animal-themed Who Lives Here-alongside 9 g-scale model trains. The trains travel across over 1,000 feet of track that run high and low, creating an immersive world to explore.

Guests can wind their way through a miniature world of 51 botanical models made from all-natural plant material as the trains whirl around you. Special elements to search for include an enchanted tree hollow, two waterfalls, a bubbling brook, and plantings specific to each theme.

Select trains in the Paul Busse Garden Railway train set were generously donated in memory of John F. Wolfe by the Wolfe Family.

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The Garden Railway From the Sky

Footage by Jason Ritter, Courtesy of Applied Imagination

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